Kristen Gill

Kristen Gill

Writer + Photographer + Storyteller

Award-winning writer, editor, broadcaster, and photographer covering business, science, technology, travel, tourism, conservation, lifestyle, and culture for various publications.

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Adventure Angels Offer ‘Abundance Scholarship’ to Woman-Owned Adventure Travel Business | Travel Daily USA: Home

The Adventure Angels in conjunction with the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) are thrilled to announce their second scholarship to support a female business owner from an emerging destination to attend the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS) in Salta, Argentina in October, 2017.

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Los Cabos: The Sweet Spot on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula – Kristen Gill

Visit this slice of paradise between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez.

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Race to Alaska — Iditarod of the High Seas – Kristen Gill – Medium

Billed as “The Iditarod with a Chance of Drowning,” the R2AK involves racing 750 miles with no motors and no support.

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Diverse and Dynamic Chile | Travel Redefined

Wending from the mountains in the south to northern desert terrain, Kristen Gill discovers how Chile hits all the high points for adventure travelers.

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Stand Up Paddleboarding on 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' | PRI's The World

For the Geo Quiz, we are looking for a place in northwest Ireland where poet W B Yeats spent his childhood days and where stand up paddleboarding is a big tourist attraction.

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Bike Along Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland, England

Bike through Northumberland's gorgeous coastlines that beckon with their salty views, through the barley fields of gold, through forests rich in streams and wildlife, alongside the ruins of Hadrian's Wall which was built by the Romans, and through countless numbers of sheep and cows at every turn. There’s something truly special about Northumberland, and there's no way better to see it than from the saddle of your bike! Make sure you stop for tea-time somewhere along the's tradition!

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PROFILES Kristen Gill: Writer, Photographer, and Adventurer

We had the good fortune of connecting with Kristen through an online writing community. Once we grew familiar with her work, it was a no-brainer to feature her in a profile. As much as we love the PNW, it’s great (and necessary) to be reminded that there’s life outside of it, too, and Kristen, a self-employed world traveler, knows plenty about that.

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How To Stand Up Paddle Board | Beginners Guide | Isle Surf and SUP

Learn all about stand up paddle boarding and how it started, plus some helpful tips and SUP gear guides for beginners. Below you can find everything you need to know to get out on the water and have a safe and fun paddle.

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A Conversation with Kristen Gill | Travel Writing 2.0 Blog

Kristen Gill is an adventure travel writer who believes in diversifying portfolios and creating niche markets in order to be successful. A journalist who has been featured on places like NPR, she recently launched her own company, Kristen Gill Media, which provides storytelling services for businesses. In our interview today, she talks to us about managing various projects, breaking into the business, and what’s in store for her next. Enjoy!

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The Photographing Tourist: A Storyteller's Guide to Travel and Photography

Editor for The Photographing Tourist: A Storyteller's Guide to Travel and Photography

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The Adventure Angels Again Offer the “Abundance Scholarship” to a Woman-Owned Adventure Business

“We are so pleased to facilitate the strengthening of women in the adventure travel industry. This year we expanded our reach to our circles and people generously responded with donations through a crowd funding site. As the Adventure Angels organization continues to grow, we boldly look to a future where tourism empowers women’s independence and strengths,” said President of the Adventure Angels, Dana Johnson.

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Bulgaria by Kristen Gill: Travel | Blurb Books

"My vision is to examine photography's place in contemporary culture, as well as explore its possibilities for social change. I have slept in caves in remote forests in Brazil, lived with hill tribes in northern Vietnam, laughed with the Irish over pints of Guinness, and documented street protests in Spain and Argentina. My approach with photography is to capture diverse cultures, but also to find the commonality between people."

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Death in Namibia - Wanderlust and Lipstick

Eating the wrong plant in Namibia can have bad consequences. When Kristen Gill tangles with euphorbia, a spiritual rebirth is the last thing she expects....

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Into the Wild - by Kristen Gill for Silkwinds Magazine Singapore

Unhappy with the low-radar profiling of her country, a Harvard Business School graduate took matters into her own hands. The Result? An award-winning company promoting authentic travel experiences.